Naval Midshipmen Arrive in Bridgeport, CT

CTPost.com: Forty midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy arrived at Captain’s Cove Marina on Monday, their final destination in a 500-mile journey in which the young sailors in 5 sailboats battled a storm, made repairs, endured seasickness and survived on a diet of mostly peanut butter.

The journey was supposed to be a 250-mile run, but bad weather forced the flotilla back into Chesapeake Bay, nearly doubling the planned distance. One of the boats suffered a torn mainsail, another had to put in for repairs after an encounter with a crab trap.

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